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Western Slope increasing target of federal prosecutions

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As Troy Eid went through training prior to his appointment as U.S. attorney for Colorado in August 2006, Congressional leaders advised him to close the branches in Grand Junction and Durango as a cost-cutting measure. They said the cities were ...

Woman accused of killing husband

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A woman who found her husband’s body inside their Whitewater home earlier this year and called 911 to report a possible robbery was arrested Monday on suspicion of murdering him. Miriam Helmick, 51, was arrested in Florida for ...

Community college may teach repair for alternative fuel cars

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Western Colorado Community College could offer an alternative fuel car class next school year to prepare its transportation-services students for when the increasingly popular vehicles begin showing up in repair shops. Gary Looft, ...

Cloud seeders try new way to boost snowfall in Colorado River basin

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The future of snowmaking is on Grand Mesa, in the form of the latest in high-tech, cloud-seeding equipment. On Oct. 29, a remote-controlled liquid propane dispenser and weather station was positioned around 8,000 feet on the mesa, off Lands ...

$500K bond set for man held in attack

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A judge on Sunday set bond at $500,000 for a Grand Junction man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to kill a woman inside his home. William Rydell, 68, is being held on suspicion of first-degree murder, sexual assault, ...

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Collision injures two women

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Two women were injured and taken to the hospital Sunday evening after a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 6 between Clifton and Palisade. The accident happened just before 5 p.m. A Dodge Ram pickup heading east was turning left onto 34 Road ...

Extensive renovation eyed for Grand Mesa Visitor Center

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The Grand Mesa Visitor Center, now 17 years old, is due for a top-to-bottom remodeling next summer. Exactly how much work gets done depends on when the needed dollars are shaken loose from the federal budget and how bids come in, said  ...


Campaign shows what Red Cross does here

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When natural disasters wipe out homes and tear apart lives across the globe, the American Red Cross is there to provide immediate relief. But David Hintch wonders whether residents know about the kind of work the organization does right here ...

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Sculpture will put Walkers back in GJ

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Former Daily Sentinel Publisher Walter Walker will return to Main Street this week, when a sculpture depicting him and his son, Preston, is unveiled Friday. The depiction of the two publishers, part of the Legends of the Grand Valley, is a ...

Museum gains a little, loses a little in budget

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The Museum of Western Colorado will get something it’s never had before, money for repairs and improvements from Mesa County, under a tentative budget proposal. The county, however, would cut by 13 percent its contribution to the ...

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